• EveryCubEver

    Justin Wilson

    By Rick Kaempfer
    In Today's Cub Birthday
    Aug 18th, 2021
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    ~Burleigh Grimes 1893–1985 (Cubs 1932-1933) Grimes never shaved on days he pitched, because the slippery elm he chewed to increase saliva irritated his skin, so he always had stubble on his face when he took the mound. That led to his nickname, Ol’ Stubblebeard. He wasn’t just known for his stu...